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Research Data Management: From Plan to Publication (Sept 2019): Data Management Plans

What is a Data Management Plan?

A data management plan (DMP) is a living document.

  • An effective DMP demonstrates rigor, capacity
  • Keep your plan current
  • Incorporate changes
  • Use as a guide for daily activities

A DMP addresses these major components:

  1. Types of data
  2. Standards used
  3. Policies for access & sharing
  4. Reuse, distribution, derivatives
  5. Archiving & preservation

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